The First Amendment Cases and Theory:
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Description: Comprehensive, timely, and accessible, The First Amendment: Cases and Theoryuses the case method to elucidate theory and doctrine. Thoughtful historicalcontext and dynamic coverage of current issues fuel and enrich classdiscussion.Distinguished authorship by respected First Amendment scholarsAn emphasis on the case-method approach —cases are lightly edited inrecognition of the importance of context to a study of constitutionaljurisprudenceDiscussion of historical background that elucidates the Supreme Court’stests, standards, and approaches to First Amendment issuesOverviews in each chapter introduce the main themes and doctrines tobetter prepare students to read the cases that follow with greater insight andunderstandingIntroductory chapters on free speech and the establishment and freeexercise of religionThought-provoking questions that point to the themes and factorsunderpinning case lawProblem exercises that engage students in applying legal conceptsThorough coverage of the Speech, Press, Assembly, Petition, andReligion ClausesDiscussion of major contemporary controversies —such as the impact oftechnology on free speech jurisprudence—as well as conflicts between freespeech and national security, civil rights, and the InternetWith a flexible organization that can be adapted to a three-hour surveycourse—or more specialized courses on speech, press, assembly, the petitionclauses, or the religion clauses—this casebook offers both scope and depth ina highly supportive pedagogical framework.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $201.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Aspen Pub
Binding: Cloth Text
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 2.00" tall
|Summary of Contents|
|Freedom of Expression|
|The History, Values, and Content of the First Amendment|
|Setting the Modern Stage-Incitement an the "Clear and Present Danger" Test|
|Content Neutrality and the Regulation of Speech on Government Property|
|Symbolic Speech and Expressive Conduct|
|Compelled Speech and Anonymous Speech|
|Regulation of the Mass Media|
|Tort Law and the First Amendment|
|The Conflict Between Free Speech and Promoting Equality/Civility|
|The Regulation of Sexually Explicit Speech|
|The Government as Speaker and Employer|
|The Religion Clauses|
|Defining and Enforcing the Establishment Clause|
|The Establishment Clause and Government Endorsement of Religion|
|The Establishment Clause and Government Financing of Religion|
|Free Exercise of Religion|